Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 106
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: RS            .                                
                  01/27/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Regulated Industries (Gibson) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete line 44
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 2. Subsection (1) of section 565.04, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         565.04 Package store restrictions.—
    8         (1)(a) Vendors licensed under s. 565.02(1)(a) which are
    9  located within 1,000 feet of a school or which are considered a
   10  neighborhood market may shall not in said place of business
   11  sell, offer, or expose for sale any merchandise other than such
   12  beverages, and such places of business shall be devoted
   13  exclusively to such sales; provided, however, that such vendors
   14  shall be permitted to sell bitters, grenadine, nonalcoholic
   15  mixer-type beverages (not to include fruit juices produced
   16  outside this state), fruit juices produced in this state, home
   17  bar, and party supplies and equipment (including but not limited
   18  to glassware and party-type foods), miniatures of no alcoholic
   19  content, and tobacco products. Such places of business shall
   20  have no openings permitting direct access to any other building
   21  or room, except to a private office or storage room of the place
   22  of business from which patrons are excluded.
   23         (b) As used in this subsection, the term “neighborhood
   24  market” means a grocery store that is part of a chain of grocery
   25  stores with sizes varying from 28,000 to 66,000 square feet,
   26  with an average size of 42,000 square feet, which are used to
   27  fill the gap between supercenters, in filling areas where
   28  another supermarket chain had closed all stores due to
   29  competition. Such markets offer a variety of products including
   30  full lines of groceries, pharmaceuticals, health and beauty
   31  aids, photo developing services, and a limited selection of
   32  general merchandise.
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   35  And the title is amended as follows:
   36         Delete lines 11 - 12
   37  and insert:
   38         amending s. 565.04, F.S.; limiting the package store
   39         restrictions to vendors located within a certain
   40         distance of a school or vendors that are considered
   41         neighborhood markets; providing an effective date.